Cholame Creek Fecal Indicator Bacteria TMDL


Waterbodies in the Cholame Creek watershed are impaired due to exceedance of fecal coliform water quality objectives and USEPA recommended criteria for E. coli. Consequently, water contact recreation beneficial uses are not being protected. This project identifies the causes of impairment and describes solutions to achieve water quality objectives and protection of beneficial uses.


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Status and Public Notices

  • Status: Fully approved and effective.
  • Public Notice: None at this time.

Approval status

  • Central Coast Water Board
    - Executive Officer certified May 17, 2011, which is the effective date.
  • US Environmental Protection Agency
    - approved November 30, 2011.